I met Teri Carson a little over two years ago while working for a sports marketing company in Irvine, California. One of the things that stuck out to me was her energy and her drive to do any and everything possible to achieve a goal. As it turns out, that was just the tip of the iceberg when describing just how much she makes things happen.
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ESPN NFL reporter, Jim Trotter, joined me on the podcast to discuss recent player’s early retirement (2:00), players lives beyond football(4:00), The Los Angeles Rams/ San Diego Chargers relocation (11:00), sports journalism’s changing nature (13:30), and his book, Junior Seau: The Life and Death of a Football Icon (25:00).
Junior Seau was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame after a 20-year career that included 12 trips to the Pro Bowl and six All-Pro selections.
Junior Seau was a lot of things to a lot of people. A San Diego sports icon, a business man, a husband, a father, a son. He lived a life that, to many looking on from the outside in, was as charmed as any individual could live.
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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is out for the remainder of the 2015 season. I experienced five stages of grief. (Photo: pennlive.com)
It took me a while to finally get to a point where I could write about the waiver wire this week.
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Ronnie Hillman has been outperforming C.J. Anderson since the Spring. Thursday could see him step up in a big way against the Chiefs. (Photo/Getty Images)
Alright so let’s face it, week 1 for a few of you wasn’t pretty. Especially if you pinned your hopes on first round picks like C.J. Anderson, Peyton Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., and Drew Brees.
But fear not, there is hope out there beyond those picks.
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There is a lot to like about the Steelers, there are also a lot of questions. (Photo By/Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)
This is the year the AFC gets a little crazy.
There isn’t a dominant team despite what fans want to believe. There are teams that are beginning to see a shift in their fortunes. Most of those teams play in the AFC East, which is where the root of the craziness could occur this season.
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Karlos Williams has climbed to No. 2 on the Bills running back depth chart. I see him climbing further before the year is over. (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News)
Wanna know how to be bold in fantasy football? Pick a name or names you really like for the season and predict that player to reach heights only you believe imaginable. Boldly predict that their success isn’t solely predicated on another man’s failure, but on talent that can’t be suppressed by veterans or newcomers.
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Eddie Royal caught 62 passes for 778 yards and 7 touchdowns for the Chargers in 2014. This season he’ll play in the slot with the Chicago Bears. (Associated Press)
You will no doubt rely on them at least once this season. Those bargain players that get you by on a bye week or through a tough stretch of injuries or suspensions. They’re always on the waiver wire, a Branden Oliver or Chris Sims.
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T.J. Yeldon rushed for more than 3,000 yeards and 37 touchdowns during his time at the University of Alabama. The Jaguars are hoping he brings stability to a backfield that needs it. (Photo by John Raoux)
They can be season saving revelations (Odell Beckham, Jr.) or send an entire positional unit into limbo (Bishop Sankey). I’m here to help you keep perspective while not talking yourself out of some of these players entirely.
A word of caution before I begin: very few are worth
your team around unless you’re playing in a Dynasty League. As long as you remember this, we’re going to be just fine. building Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2015: Ranking The Top-6 Rookies To Target In Fantasy Football”
Isaiah Crowell had an even more effective 2014 than his numbers (607 yards, 8 TD, 4.1 YPC) indicated and he’s in line to be the feature back in Cleveland.
I make no secret about my dream job in sports: to be the General Manager of an NFL or MLB team. Until then, I get my fix playing and writing about fantasy sports and giving opinions on sports topics.
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